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Comprehensive Wealth in Canada Public Forum

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Comprehensive wealth measures the country’s produced, natural, human, financial and social capital.

Unlike GDP and other short-term indicators used to assess national progress, comprehensive wealth measures the assets that are the foundation of well-being in the long run. (Click for a deeper explanation.)

At an evening reception (5:00 pm - 7:30 pm) on October 30, IISD will launch the second edition of the Comprehensive Wealth in Canada report. The report’s findings offer new insights into the sustainability of development, suggesting Canada’s well-being is not as robust as might be expected.


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